Ben Briscoe is an award winning anchor and investigative reporter with a history of helping change laws and stopping illegal uses of your tax dollars.
His main goals every day are to help make the community a better place and bring context to the headlines. Ben is the Sunday 6 and 11 anchor and hosts Dig In 2 It during the week at 5:45. It's a 15 minute show that takes the big story of the day and deep dives into all the ways it impacts your life.
Ben started reporting almost two decades ago for a newspaper in his small Texas hometown. From there, he's worked in Amarillo, Dallas, Reno and now the Triad.
Ben hates sitting at home, so you'll probably run into him at different festivals, great restaurants or working with volunteer groups. If you know of a place he should check out, or have a great idea for his next investigation, tweet him at @watchdogben or hit him up on Facebook.
Q&A with Ben Briscoe
What's your favorite story you've done?
Early on, I did an investigation about a medical examiner who lied on his resume and in testimony at trials. My piece was picked up nationally and two innocent people were set free from murder charges because of what we uncovered. That solidified my love for investigative reporting. I instantly knew this was the right career for me.
What's your biggest pet peeve?
People who complain about something but won't take action to change things.
What are your hobbies?
My favorite way to spend a day is wandering around town exploring new places. That's especially true if my greyhound, George, and my finance can tag along for a nice stroll outside.
If you weren't on television news, what would you do for a living?
I'd be a reality TV show writer. Someone has to piece together all that drama!
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